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Articles of Interest From Our Wisconsin Event Tent Rental Pros

From Birthdays and Graduations to Wedding Receptions and Anniversaries: A Compendium of Anecdotes and Advice on Party Tent Events

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Party on lawn
As we all know too well, there are only a few months out of the year in Wisconsin when we can even contemplate the idea of a backyard party. So when those months come along, we have to make the most of them. If it's been too long since you hosted a backyard party, or if you've never even considered it before, here's a guide to making it happen. Pick a Reason for Your Part...

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Bounce House Rentals Wisconsin
If you've ever taken your child to a fair, you know well the appeal of the bounce house. Chances are you've stood outside these inflatable pods on more than one occasion, nervously watching your child bounce around inside with other children. Now here you are, planning a special party for your child(ren) and looking into renting a bounce house. You've come to the right pl...

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20 by 20 free-standing tent rental
All three of our Wisconsin party rental store locations have always rented small frame tents, but in response to customer requests we've launched two new tent rental packages featuring these backyard-sized frame tents. These tents are ideal for covering a patio, a deck or part of a driveway. Of course, they can also be set up on the lawn. Having a modest-sized frame tent ...

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Sweet 16 party rentals Wisconsin
Wisconsin Party Tent Rentals for Sweet 16, Quinceanera, Debut and Bat Mitzvah Parties The changing of shoes from flat soles to high heels during the Quinceanera symbolizes a young girl's transition into adulthood. Almost everyone with a daughter is well aware of the traditional coming of age celebration that accompanies a young girl's transition into ad...

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Do you need insurance for a wedding reception in Wisconsin?
In a word, yes. Insurance protects you against lawsuits arising from unforeseen accidents and injuries. If a guest is injured from tripping over something at your event, or has a few too many and gets in an accident driving home, you can be sued. Also, if you're holding your event in a park or a rental facility, insurance coverage is almost always required. If you're thin...

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Things to consider when planning wedding reception
Every fall, the Pantone Color Institute releases their pick of the colors they foresee designers using in their collections the following spring. We know you've been holding off on any decisions until you know exactly what the "in" colors for spring will be. At last, the long wait is over! According to Pantone, here are the hot colors for 2017. And the Color of the Year aw...

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Fans go wild for tent parties
In Wisconsin, fall means one thing: football...and with it, tailgate parties. While many fans rough it with just a cooler, a portable grill, and a few chairs, others go all out with party tents, bars, crowd-size grills and big screen TVs. And why not? Tailgating festivities are so much fun many tailgaters don't even go into the stadium to watch the game. No ...

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Tent Rental for Patio Party Appleton
You might think party tents are just those cavernous tents used for big wedding receptions and fairs. While larger events like these are definitely our bread and butter, we also rent smaller frame tents and pop-up canopy tents perfect for all kinds of smaller events. If you are planning any kind of backyard get- together, a tent is a great addition. 5 Reasons To Rent A Te...

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Storm on day of tent event
The question comes up all the time: 'Will a party tent be safe if a big thunderstorm rolls in the day of our event?' No one likes to even entertain the possibility, but we cannot overestimate the importance of having a Plan B in place just in case an epic storm rolls through on the day of your event. How Safe Are Event Tents In A Storm? If it is just a good downpour of r...

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Wedding Tent Rentals Wisconsin
Planning an event and need to rent a party tent? If you're new to this, which we will assume is the case, you'll quickly come across the frame tent versus pole tent dilemma. For anyone stuck on which type of tent to choose, this overview of the pros and cons for pole tents and frame tents may help sort it out for you and get you closer to making a final decision. Pole Ten...

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Vendor Tent Rentals
In Wisconsin, festival season runs from summer through fall. There are music festivals, art festivals, beer festivals, food festivals. You name it and there is probably a festival for it. In fact, Milwaukee is known as the City of Festivals. Other cities throughout Wisconsin are no slouches about their festivals, either. One thing no festival can do without is a party ten...

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Tent and chair rentals for house concerts
If you're not familiar with the term "house concert," it's just what the name implies: a concert held at a house. Obviously, house concerts are quite a bit smaller than the typical concert venues of auditoriums and large halls, which is the whole idea. Typically, house concerts are held in living rooms. Depending on the size of the living room, 20 to 40 guests get to see t...

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Wedding Tent Wisconsin
If you're planning a summer event, especially one where your guests will be dressed up in formal attire, you may be wondering how to keep the tent comfortable if the day of your event turns out to be oppressively hot and humid. Although there's no way of getting a party tent cooled down the way you can cool a house with an air conditioner, there are things you can do to ma...

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AffordableWeddingDecorWeddingTent
Weddings aren't cheap. But they don't have to be insanely expensive, either. There's something about a wedding tent event that invites a more casual approach. It really is the perfect ambiance for some creative and homemade alternatives to the stiff formality of a reception hall event. With that in mind, here are 5 inexpensive and easily put together decorative elements pe...

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Graduation party tent rental
Graduation party season typically runs from June through July. It's not a long season, but it is a busy one. The classic party is a backyard grill out, with a canopy tent on site for shelter from the sun or the impromptu thunderstorm. Unless you are planning to throw similar parties for multiple children, you are usually better off renting a canopy tent than you are buying...

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Event Tent Rental
Tents have been around just about forever. While the earliest ones were little more than animal skins slung over branches to provide the most basic protection from the elements, tents have evolved into high-tech wonders capable of high altitude expeditions as well as extended residency in desert climes. Following in the rather large footprints of the big top circus tent, ...

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Food Truck Catering Weddings Wisconsin
The popularity of food trucks is making them an attractive alternative to catered wedding receptions, especially outdoor receptions held under party tents. If you're planning an outdoor wedding reception and want to do something different than the conventional, scripted wedding reception where everyone sits down at a certain time to eat, then a food truc...

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Corporate Event Rentals
In Wisconsin, winter is trade show season. Businesses of all sorts make the rounds from one convention hall to another. Looking good is important, and we're not talking about how you dress or comb your hair. We're talking about how your space on the trade show floor looks. Rickety tables with wrinkled or stained covers are an instant turn off to prospective customers. Def...

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Event Tent Rental In Winter
Planning a big event is stressful enough, but when the big event is going to take place outdoors in a Wisconsin winter it's even worse. Suddenly, running out of champagne isn't the worst thing that can happen. Running out of fuel for the heaters is! While we all know intuitively that it's better to host a tent event in temperate weather months, sometimes an event has to t...

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